Mountain shows resiliency in a tough season

Harry Bear

As the 2014-15 winter season draws to a close, SPIN sat down with Sun Peaks Resort Corporation’s mountain operations manager, Jamie Tattersfield, to chat about the highs and lows of an unusual winter across B.C. “Heading into the season, we had high hopes. We were firmly established as the second largest ski resort in Canada thanks to our boundary changes,” Tattersfield said. “Every department was working well and … [Read more...]

Skimming operation in Sun Peaks


Kamloops RCMP are investigating a debit card skimming operation that occurred in Sun Peaks in early April. The RCMP were initially alerted to the incident on April 7, after a caller reported money being taken from their debit card. Later that day, dozens of Sun Peaks residents and visitors were contacted by their banks to inform them that the security of their debit cards and credit cards may have been … [Read more...]

Alexa’s Bus curbs drunk driving in Sun Peaks

Alexas Bus

The RCMP’s Mobile Road Safety Unit — fondly knowns as Alexa’s Bus — visited Sun Peaks on March 27 and 28 to educate and enforce the dangers of impaired driving. The state-of-the-art mobile impaired driving testing unit, was on hand during a RCMP traffic check on March 27, where several hundred vehicles were checked. Only two drinking and driving offences were issued. Alexa’s Bus is named after four-year old Alexa … [Read more...]